Fiction

Covid 23–31 as Seen From the Conterrestrial Pre-Launch Command Center

December 31, 2020

Electoral conspiracy theories and antivax paranoia cross into a bizarre parallel plane in this nightmarish, Ballardesque satire.

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The Rattlesnake

December 19, 2020

In which the Gorgon’s rageful vengeance against male sexual violence becomes a terrifying mirror of her own wounded heart.

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‘The Wedding Exit’ & Others

December 8, 2020

Composed of words culled from the front pages of daily news sources, these vivid fantasias read as mythic shadows of contemporary life.

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The Girl Beneath

November 27, 2020

In this eerie take on a central tale of the Arthurian mythos, the Lady of the Lake is reimagined as a surface-dwelling girl, transformed by time and strife into the jealous warden of Excalibur, the legendary sword of power.

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Worse Than Wolves

November 13, 2020

A holiday party in the California desert takes a surrealistic and disorienting turn, awash with all the unresolved dread and sublimated panic of a David Lynch movie.

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The Siege

November 6, 2020

A war with no end gives way to an extraordinary, endless summer of peace and healing — all betrayed by idle cruelty and the failure of memory.

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